Life seems a lot about waiting and when its for a phone call, waiting seems to go from a few hours to almost eternity.
This image that captures, Romans 8:25, is something that I think so many of us can relate in all circumstances of our lives.
Maybe its that phone call saying we got the job.
Maybe its the phone call waiting for lab results.
Maybe the results of an important test or for many that letter saying you got into the college of your choice.
Waiting is so much a part of life, but the hardest thing to do at the same time.
The “Dictionary of Bible Themes”, goes on about this that,”Being prepared to patiently look towards God for his guidance and accepting the timing he proposes. Waiting on God can lead to an atmosphere of expectation and confidence in God and a realisation of the unreliability of one’s own judgment.”
Try telling a young child to be patient for their birthday or to open their Christmas presents, not going to happen, but for adults, that wait often isn’t as filled with fun as it is with anticipation of,”what if”,”what about” “what could be” and its both a struggle and a blessing to be holding on to that hope, in and through Jesus Christ, that our Father, Lord in Heaven, will see us through whatever it is that has us holding our breathes in……wait.
God doesn’t work on our time frame and that is okay at the same time; We live too much in a world of have to have it now, fast food drive throughs, make it quick, “I don’t have two minutes to spare”, rush rush rush, but in the end, God is in control….much better control, than we often are, where in our impatience, we rush into judgements, decisions and emotions.
So like many, we wait….we hope…and we just…have…faith.
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